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Turn Me On, Dead Man: The Beatles No. 9 Conspiracy Theory Lives!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2014 | Weird News

You didn't need a lot to freak out in 1968, and the Beatles pushed more than a few fans over the edge when those fans got near the end of the band's i...

Happiness: Three Things You Probably Didn't Know

Ed Tseng | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

If I'm holding a basketball under water, and I want it to float to the surface, what do I have to do? Just let it be. Do I need to use positive thinking, affirmations or visualization? No. A basketball naturally floats to the surface. Our minds are the same way. We naturally float back to happiness.

Close Encounters With John Lennon/Winter, 1974

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

As editor of the music trade Record World during the 1970s, I met the greatest music-makers in the world just by showing up for work. Sooner or later,...

Record Biz Photo Ops, 1970s-Style

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

During the 1970s, when I toiled for the weekly music trade magazine Record World, there existed something called the "record industry." Scores of enti...

Daily Meditation: Imagine

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

John Lennon And Yoko Ono's Marriage Advice Is Spot-On

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.23.2014 | Weddings

John Lennon said he didn’t really know about love until he met Yoko Ono. In a series of interviews conducted between 1969 and 1972, the duo tell...

Earth Day 2014: A Global Meditation

Christine Segal, M.Ed. | Posted 04.17.2014 | Green
Christine Segal, M.Ed.

Many years ago I sat, frustrated, in traffic on the way to class. I was impatient, annoyed and angry that I would be late. In the passenger seat was...

No Brian Epstein? No Beatles!

Martin Lewis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Put simply -- The Beatles changed the world. But Brian Epstein's gift was that he changed them. And gave them the pathway to reach us.

Daily Meditation: Unshaken

Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A Horde Of Dead Celebrities Are Still Alive In Odd Dutch Beer Ad

Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment

Conspiracy theories about dead celebrities not really being dead have become the norm. Now we have a Dutch brewing company postulating that a handful ...

Mo Foster Authors the History of British Rock Guitar

Tom Semioli | Posted 05.12.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.

Paparazzi: Was It Rape?

Frank Browning | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

A strange and strangely provocative spring exhibit on the century long history of Star Photography and photographers -- or Paparazzi as Frederico Fellinni named them -- has taken over the Pompidou Museum of Modern Art's Metz branch an hour and a quarter east of Paris.

The 3 Kinds Of Friendships Everyone Has By Midlife

Brent Green | Posted 05.03.2014 | Fifty
Brent Green

Interdependent relationships are the healthiest. Both parties contribute and receive. Both are available to share the joys of closeness and help shoulder the burdens that come with aging. They give and take. They are committed to mutual growth and positive adaptation along the uncharted journey through life.

Harold Ramis: One of Those

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Yesterday at work I overheard that Harold Ramis had passed. I was in strategy mode on a new project, intrigued by its odd combination of variables. On the drive home, the news started to sink in. It was one of those.

Can You Taste Love?

Alison Cayne | Posted 04.22.2014 | Home
Alison Cayne

Feeding others, not only physically but also emotionally, is a key tenet in Zen philosophy. Zen monks spend a substantial amount of their day cooking because it helps them practice mindfulness, service to others, and patience.

Worshipping Brand Jeter

Tom Semioli | Posted 04.16.2014 | Sports
Tom Semioli

I highly commend Derek Jeter for his philanthropic efforts. Charity work is admirable, and much needed -- but charity does not solve problems.

The Beatles On Ed Sullivan? Heck, Just 170 Days Later, I Saw Them Live!

Binky Philips | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

During dinner, one night in June of 1964, out of the blue, my father announced that he'd bought tickets for The Beatles show in New York at the end of the summer.

Truth and Fudging in Historical Films

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

I'm making a film about John Lennon's power to affect people on deep, personal levels. Most of the story is documentary fact although my own intimate ...

Re-heat The Beatles

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unfortunately, we -- and by we, I speak now of my cohort, the Baby Boom generation -- seem to be the ones who have turned nostalgia into an industry. Which takes most of the fun out of it.

The Songwriter Might Surprise You: Artists Who Wrote Hit Songs That Others Made Famous

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

There is so much well-deserved attention focused on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles US arrival and appearance of on The Ed Sullivan Show. But here...

WATCH: The Beatles Remember Ed Sullivan

Posted 02.10.2014 | Entertainment

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were the guests of honor during Sunday night's pre-taped CBS special, "The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute ...

"Some Fun Tonight": Not Just Another High End Boutique Coffee Table Book On The Beatles... This is a Monument!

Binky Philips | Posted 04.11.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I met a Beatle once. It was an after-soundcheck meet 'n' greet for one of his All Stars shows at Radio City Music Hall, 1992. There were about 35 of us, waiting in the dead-center of the orchestra seats at Radio City, about 5:30 in the afternoon.

The Beatles on Sullivan: You Say You Want a Revolution?

Michael Winship | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Winship

The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was less than three months after the Kennedy assassination, bringing across the Atlantic a whiff of much needed fresh air, a reacquaintance with joy we all had been craving since November 22, 1963.

Political Read: I Wanted to Be Paul

Howard Fineman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Howard Fineman

For people of a certain age -- I am one -- the Beatles seven years atop the pop charts precisely tracked the passage from early adolescence to what society said was adulthood: from "Please Please Me" to "Let it Be."

The Beatles in America: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Darin Murphy | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Darin Murphy

It's easy to do today with computer software, but back then it was impossible. There were four guys walking around that seemed like colored images surrounded by black-and-white.